The Complete Guide to Understanding and Preventing Real Estate Wire Fraud

by: tim_eckert

May 31, 2019 / Categories: Commercial Real Estate, Cybersecurity & Wire Fraud, Realtor, Residential

According to the Federal Bureau of Investigation, criminals attempted to divert more than $90 billion in wire fraud transfers between June 2016 and December 2018. These “trick and transfer” scams are at the center of Business Email Compromise (BEC) epidemic that threatens nearly all businesses in the United States. The real estate sector has become a prime target for cyber perpetrators, and everyone in a

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Is Title Insurance Necessary During a Refinance?

by: tim_eckert

May 09, 2019 / Categories: Realtor, Residential

Is Title Insurance Necessary During a Refinance? Homeowners look to refinance their home loans for a number of reasons; to take advantage of a lower interest rate, eliminate Private Mortgage Insurance (PMI) or to cash out a portion of their home’s equity. No matter what the reason you are looking to refinance it is important to know that your lender will still likely require you

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May News Brief

by: tim_eckert

May 07, 2019 / Categories: Commercial Real Estate, Cybersecurity & Wire Fraud, Realtor, Residential

May News Brief The Landmark Abstract News Brief is a roundup of noteworthy articles from both the residential and commercial title industry. The May News Brief features several different articles on both the commercial and residential real estate industry. Use the link below to review the May News Brief. News Brief – May 2019 Some of the articles contained within include: BEC Scams Cost $1.2

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